America’s Southward-Looking Mental Map
August 08, 2012
America’s Southward-Looking Mental Map
How an artificial waterway reoriented a nation’s worldview, foreign policy, and maritime strategy.
America’s Southward-Looking Mental Map
April 23, 2012
Beating "Voldemort Syndrome"
Frank talk about U.S. purpose and power is more likely to deter than provoke conflict with China. Admitting Beijing could be an adversary, and preparing accordingly, is the way forward.
Beating "Voldemort Syndrome"
America's Pacific Air-Sea Battle Vision
March 08, 2012
America's Pacific Air-Sea Battle Vision
The U.S. must stop taking an “instant pudding” view of military planning. The Air-Sea Battle plan is the best hope to ensure security in the Pacific.
America's Pacific Air-Sea Battle Vision
US Navy Girds for Sea Control
August 28, 2011
US Navy Girds for Sea Control
Is the fast-tracking of new anti-ship missile plans a sign the US Navy is serious about control in the Pacific?
US Navy Girds for Sea Control
China Eyes Naval Track Record
March 28, 2011
China Eyes Naval Track Record
China’s objections to US Navy activity in Asia are part of a policy-based strategy, not a legal one.
China Eyes Naval Track Record
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